16.20 - Manually Uninstalling Packages - Teradata Tools and Utilities

Teradata® Tools and Utilities for IBM AIX Installation Guide

Teradata Tools and Utilities
October 2018
Before installing a new version of Teradata GSS Client, you must first uninstall the previous version if the version is less than
When you uninstall previous versions, custom configuration settings are deleted. If you have custom configuration information in the TdgssUserConfigFile.xml file, make a copy of the file before uninstalling the software. After installing the new version, copy the configuration file to the appropriate location and execute run_tdgssconfig to initialize the custom configuration. See Initializing Custom Configuration Settings for Teradata GSS Client. For information on accessing and making changes to the TdgssUserConfigFile.xml file, refer to Teradata® Database Security Administration (B035-1100).

If a package was not properly uninstalled by the uninstallation script, run the script again. To uninstall a package manually, follow these steps:

  1. To see if a package is still installed, type: /usr/sbin/lslpp -R ALL –Lc | grep packagename
  2. To manually uninstall a package, type: /usr/sbin/installp –R <prefix> packagename

    where <prefix> is the install prefix (e.g., /opt is the install prefix).